Fasting For Dogs: Good or Bad?

Q) I have read about the trend for some dog owners to impose a fast on their dogs. Is this healthy and does have any advantages?

How Fasting Can Clean Your Dog’s System From Years Of Poor Diet

If you’re one of the millions of dog owners who occasionally allow your pet to indulge in the delightful scraps from your own less than perfect diet such cheap hamburgers, hot dogs, cold cuts, semi moist sugar-preserved dog foods – or any foods containing nitrates, nitrites, aldehydes, and other assorted harmful additives – the particular pancreatic enzymes that are needed to digest the proteins in your dog’s system become depleted quite rapidly. So could your porky pet benefit from a short fast?

Source: DogMagazine.net – the K9 Magazine blog

Fasting For Dogs: Good or Bad?

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